"We can make a ladder of our vices if we tread them underfoot." --St. Augustine

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Dark Forces Lurk Behind Me

Dark forces lurk behnd me
like overly friendly strangers
furtively plying their deadly wares
to impressionable children.
At times they titillate
the trusting and the gullible
who mistake love for greed,
the root of subhuman misery.
Sensing their terrible intent,
I keep my faith and pledge
my allegiance to my Creator.